Upon hearing that the fourth season of FX's lurid American Horror Story franchise was subtitled Freak Show, you can be forgiven if your first reaction was "Redundant much?" Few series are freakier by their very nature than Ryan Murphy's annual anthology of grotesque Grand Guignol. Freak Show (Wednesday, 10/9c) upholds the grisly tradition, although the empathy shown for this year's bizarre family of sideshow outcasts makes this edition of AHS initially less ridiculous than usual (especially when compared to the ludicrous hot mess of last year's Coven).
Matt Lauria and Frank Grllo
Now this is hard-hitting television.
Kingdom, DirecTV's new original series about the brutal world of mixed martial arts, goes for a solid shot to the gut with its artsy mix of blood, sweat, and Shakespearean themes. Think of it as Sons of Anarchy in a steel cage. Or King Lear with headlocks.
Remember when you offered your kingdom for a TV drama featuring several shirtless hunks? Well, DirecTV heard your call and is ready to deliver.
The new series Kingdom, formerly titled Navy St., is a gritty family drama embroiled in the bizarre, bloody, and often misunderstood world...
Lost 10th Anniversary Reunion
On Sept. 22, 2004, Oceanic Flight 815 crashed in the series premiere of Lost, changing the lives of not just those onboard, but also the millions of fans around the world. Nearly 10 years later, executive producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cusewere joined by various cast members during Sunday's PaleyFest panel to share some of their favorite memories and little-known facts from the show that changed the landscape of television:
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How will fans ever find out who shot Jim?
Days after The Glades wrapped its fourth season with a major cliff-hanger, A&E has canceled the crime drama, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
The Season 4 finale, in which Jim (Matt Passmore) was shot by...
It's T-minus two days until the wedding, but Jim has other things on his mind.
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Jim (Matt Passmore) has still not ...
Callie is having second thoughts — but not about the wedding.
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On Monday's The Glades (9/8c, A&E), Callie (Kiele Sanchez) sees that her childhood ...
Matt Passmore and Kiele Sanchez
Looks like Callie needs to start sending out résumés.
On Monday's The Glades (9/8c, A&E), Callie (Kiele Sanchez), who was temporarily fired earlier this season after telling off her curmudgeonly boss Dr. Hardy (Ed Asner), apologizes to the grumpy doc over the handling of a patient — only to be asked ...
Things are about to get awkward at Casa de Longworth.
On Monday's The Glades (9/8c, A&E), Jim's mom Joan (Marilu Henner) drops by unannounced — which wouldn't be ...
Matt Passmore and Corbin Bernsen
Looks like Jim has a more personal matter to solve on The Glades.
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On Monday's episode (9/8c, A&E), Callie (Kiele Sanchez) is awfully suspicious ...